SUMMERS ARE CHAWSOME

Join us for a daily dose of CHAWsome art, sunshine, and new friends! These small-sized art camps will encourage learning and connection through each activity and art project. CHAW staff will be present on site to ensure campers’ safety and well-being throughout each session. Field trips include trips to the Botanical Gardens, the Zoo, and Splash Park. 

CHAW is committed to providing accessible, affordable programming to all students: tuition assistance and payment plans are available to anyone who wants to participate. Please email stephanie@chaw.org with any and all questions.

CHAW’s updated safety measures:

-indoor/outdoor hybrid model

-sign in and out of each camper for contact tracing

-contactless temperature checks at drop off

-small weekly groups limited to 12 students maximum

-staff will clean in between morning/afternoon sessions

-campers must wear masks at all times

-schedule includes built in time for hand washing/sanitizing

-social distancing will be observed

-material sharing will be limited

-camp will be cancelled and refunds issued given any increase in DC COVID cases


Before and After Care: 

CHAW offers Before Care (8:30-9:00am) and After Care (5:00-5:30pm) for our Arts Adventures campers for $30 a week for each session. 

Summer Camps 2022

Jr. Arts Camp

Visual Arts

06/27/2022 – 08/12/2022

Monday – Friday, 9:00-12:30pm

Tuition – $250.00

Campers must be 4+ yrs old and anticipate finishing pre-K 4 in June 2022. Arts are the perfect creative backdrop for imaginative play spaces, social development and curiosity driven activities. Each week culminates in demonstrations for family and friends on Friday afternoons. All materials are provided, campers will only need to bring a nut-free snack and drink for daily snack time.


Arts Adventure Camp

Visual Arts

06/27/2022 – 08/26/2022

Monday – Friday, 9:00am-5:00 pm

Tuition- $500

Campers must be 5+ yrs old and anticipate completing grades K – 5th in June 2022. Spark your creative curiosity with studio arts activities each morning like 2D and 3D visual arts and movement. Then grab your sunscreen and sneakers for afternoons full of swimming, parks, games and local destinations. Each camp week wraps up with a Friday arts showcase for family. All art materials will be provided.


Teen Camp: Intro to Digital Arts & Design

Visual Arts

07/06/2022-07/15/2022

Wednesday – Friday & Monday – Friday, 2:00pm-6:00 pm

Tuition- $485

Join us this July for a summer workshop series covering all things design! Girlz by Design (GBD) invites students ages 13-18 to discover digital art fields and creative tech careers on weekdays from 2-6pm, Wednesday July 6th to Friday July 15th. The program is led by instructors from GBD, a nonprofit that works to empower, motivate, and educate young creatives in high schools across the DMV region by preparing them to succeed in the new digital era. Each day, students will attend a variety of introductory workshops on user experience and user interactive (UX/UI) design, animation, video game design, architecture, branding and logo design, and more! Students will have the opportunity to build their skills and get creative by experimenting with design softwares, collaborating on design thinking activities, learning about digital career paths, and crafting a final project that supports a community-identified need. *Tuition assistance is available for all registrants.